Social Software

Orkut users on a map

This link will take you to a map that shows where the users of Orkut live, based on their zip codes. My understanding is that this is not an Orkut sanctioned activity. The value in this can be the visualization of RFL volunteers using Seibel as a database for the same type of information. On the same note if this ...

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SNS Decentralized

This article is a look at the process and prospectus of a decentralized social software scheme. The author wants individuals to design their own profiles, and host them locally. This eliminates the feeling that the social software sites are forcing profiles to fit into a mold. The connectivity of the new system comes in the form of a search function ...

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A VC View of Social Software

Here is a view of the Social Software Industry form the point of view of the Venture Capital firms.

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Siebel + Google = Siebel-ster?

It turns out that Google is experimenting with social networking software. If there’s a buck to be made with massive searching, Google’s on it. But, how about if powerful relationship detecting software could be coupled with CRM databases? The article remarks: These systems look in e-mail, instant messaging — everywhere, basically, where contact information can reside,” Preslan explained. “Then [the ...

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